Candy mogul Forrest Mars Jr dies at 84

Third-generation leader expanded family company around the world

Boeing Ultrafan carbon and titanium fans blades

Boeing cuts forecast after $2bn charges

Profits down 63% after hit on troubled aircraft programmes

Comcast picks up speed on the internet

Better than expected results as revenue rises 3% on high-speed service

Carlyle invests $2.9bn in new deals

Group deploys capital after markets sell-off eases valuations

Coke cuts sales forecast as China slows

Quarterly revenue of $11.5bn misses analysts’ expectations

Top JPMorgan banker moves to LionTree

Global investment banks face struggle to retain top talent

Fed interest rate meeting: what to watch

Central bank may hold open possibility of rate rise this year

Twitter hits boulders on road to recovery

Messaging platform struggles in fast-changing social media market

Apple shines as investors look long term

R&D spike suggests bout of futurology from the iPhone-maker is more than just talk

Apple: song and dance

Even if the company’s demise has been exaggerated, it is still shrinking

State St pays $530m over secret mark-ups

Custody bank is alleged to have overcharged clients in foreign exchange trades

Twitter drops on weak advertising outlook

Daily active users grow as group reports $107m quarterly net loss

Apple passes ‘low point’ on iPhone sales

Sales for device fall 15% in second quarter as China revenues hit

Hedge funds see $20.7bn outflows in June

Industry suffers longest string of quarterly withdrawals since 2009

Goldman 1MDB woes deepen on conflict suit

EON claims fraudulent misrepresentations over Malaysian bank deal

McDonald’s new US menu buzz falls flat

Fast-food shares decline as sales fall short of expectations

Global growth fears hit Starwood

Group’s takeover by Marriott expected to close in coming weeks

Verizon shopping for digital after Yahoo

Hunt for targets as cut-throat mobile market shows in revenue fall

Apple earnings: what to expect

Analysts forecast worst quarter for iPhone since launch 9 years ago

Amazon to begin testing drones in the UK

Flexible regulations mark a breakthrough for the US company

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